Questions tagged [captcha]

For questions about the CAPTCHA used on Stack Exchange sites to verify that you're a person and not a spam-bot.

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Captcha Problems

When I try to login using my regular Stack Exchange account using Google Chrome, I get caught in an infinite loop ever since they started using the "match" Captcha. After selecting the proper response,...
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Reporting a bug about reCAPTCHA integration to blogs [duplicate]

Trying to comment on the InfoSec blog today (http://security.blogoverflow.com/2014/06/should-we-rethink-our-entire-password-strategy/), I was redirected to a page stating "To use reCAPTCHA you must ...
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Would anyone “decipher” this CAPTCHA for me, please? [duplicate]

At the site Movies & TV I just searched for a keyword, and the page sent me to a Human verification page with a CAPTCHA image. Unfortunately, I couldn't determine the correct words. Here are some ...
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Captcha redirect loses tags [duplicate]

When I search on CodeReview.StackExchange.com for "[f#]" (so the tag F#), I get a captcha page. After the captcha I get redirect to the search result page. This now has the query string "f#", so it ...
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Brackets around tags disappear from search after captcha

I clicked a tag from a user profile on a site where I don't have an account. The address was: https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/search?q=user:2306+[transactions] It then took me to the "nocaptcha" ...
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Why am I being redirected to a captcha when I am just searching?

I searched https://cs.stackexchange.com/ for "Halting problem" and got redirected to a captcha. I'm not even modifying anything, just searching. What is prompting this?
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CAPTCHA error message text color is black, while it should be white

Go to https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/signup, or /users/signup on any SE site. Click "sign up" without filling any fields. For readability and consistency - the color of error message ...
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Can we have the new Captcha on the Data Explorer

The new Captcha is active on the sites: But on the Data Explorer we have the old one: Could we have the new one on this as well please? Or is there a reason (less secure, doesn't work because of ...
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Captcha verification redirects to CAPTCHA page

On a number of Stack Exchange sites (including meta.stackexchange.com and rpg.stackexchange.com) I'm getting stuck in a loop proving I'm a human when I try to issue a search. I click the box (a ...
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Where is the captcha box? [duplicate]

This is what I see when I try to submit a question to the mathematica.stackexchange.com site: I am unable to find any captcha boxes. I should add that I'm using Google Chrome on Windows 8.1.
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Why am I getting the message "An error occurred submitting the CAPTCHA' all the time now?

When I try to post an answer on MSE, this box comes up (as usual): So I check the box and complete the CAPTCHA: When I try to submit it, this error comes up: click any image for full size I haven'...
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I am unable to solve the reCAPTCHA

I seem to be unable to pass the Turing test: I get this when I want to do a search on Ask Ubuntu. Can you guess what this says? Neither can I. It's very, very difficult to read. In the last week, I ...
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captcha box not rendering properly IE10 compat IE 7 standard

My default work browser is IE10 which is admin set to compatibility mode using IE7 standards. I have no way of influencing this decision, but do have access to F12 to change it on a page by page ...
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Why am I getting captchas?

Recently, every time I try to post a question, I'm faced with a captcha asking if I am a robot or human. Could this be because I take a lot of time when writing questions, or perhaps because I am ...
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“An error occurred submitting the CAPTCHA”, after being told to verify I'm human twice

Forcing a captcha challenge appending ?captcha=1 to any URL, then clicking in the box "I'm not a robot", seeing a visual challenge (this is common for me, for some reason), submit... err... why I'm ...
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How to pass “I'm not a robot”

I didn't have trouble answering questions in the past, but now I fail the human verification check. Basically, instead of a CAPTCHA, I can check "I'm not a robot". When I check it, it goes away and I ...
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Captcha Challenge without a Captcha

I am using Stack Exchange and its sites through my basic mobile Nokia C1 using Opera Mini 4.5. I was prompted frequently to prove that I am a Human and not a Robot before providing an answer for a ...
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A box is now a CAPTCHA

The new CAPTCHA got has a small wording bug: That should probably be reworded to: "Check the CAPTCHA box, and we'll be out of your way.:
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What's with the CAPTCHAs?

I was just trying to answer something on SF with answers from Unix.SE, since I was researching the same topic. I did that with an older browser from my old laptop at home. I was presented a reCAPTCHA ...
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There is no need in “I'm a Human Being” button in the new captcha

The new captcha was just rolled out there. There seems to be no issues with it, but there is no need in "I'm a Human Being" button. If you click it without doing anything else, it will lead to an ...
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Please use the new reCaptcha on the human verification dialog

I posted a question this morning and got this beauty of a Captcha: Can you read that? Go ahead, get your glasses. Still no? We can fix this: Google announced a new reCaptcha API that is captcha-less. ...
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Please complete the security check to access blog.stackoverflow.com

I just clicked the sidebar link to the blog and got a big warning without much explanation. This is happening for anything directed to the http://blog.stackoverflow.com The title of the page is ...
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Bug in new “spoiler” CAPTCHA

Background: I typed a comment for a questions, and then decided to make it an answer when it grew longer and more detailed than appropriate for a comment. Steps: I copied and pasted my comment into ...
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Data Explorer CAPTCHA doesn't work with Google blocked

I tried to do this again: Keep track of your rejected edits but when I follow the link in the accepted answer, I get no CAPTCHA when I click on "I am a Human Being". I use Firefox 32 with ...
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Please don't use a spam filter based on IP address

I regularly have serious problems using Stack Exchange sites such as: not being able to see the site at all: "We're sorry... too many requests" not being able to log in not being able to post answers ...
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Replacing reCAPTCHA

I, like most SE users, am occasionally presented with a CAPTCHA to prove I'm human for one of any number of reasons. At the time of this writing there are 247 questions and 342 answers on Meta ...
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I can't run a Data Explorer query - the captcha won't show up [duplicate]

On RPG.SE, we're engaging in some comment cleanup practices on our meta. For this purpose, one of the moderators put together a data explorer query to dig up comments that might need cleanup: https://...
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Is there something wrong with our Captcha keys? [duplicate]

Sometimes this happens, but why? Are my eyes messed up? Is there something wrong with Tim Stone's noggin?
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Captcha is impossible to solve, worse than anytime before [duplicate]

After pasting the answer from clipboard, I was welcomed with captcha to prove I'm a human. It wasn't as easy as I thought: Not correct words? Are you kidding? It seems people have some problems ...
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Captcha not showing on Data Explorer [duplicate]

I was trying to execute a query on data.stackexchange.com, since I wasn't logged in I get asked to solve the captcha (Which is fine). However data.stackexchange.com is failing to display the ...
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CloudFlare CAPTCHAs are blocking CDN content [duplicate]

When I changed my avatar on Physics a few days ago, it briefly displayed at the top, then after a few minutes disappeared from the toolbar. Later it disappeared from my questions and profile as well....
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Content loss when CAPTCHA modal gets reloaded? (e.g., because JavaScript from google.com is disallowed)

The following just happened to me (on softwarerecs, but I guess it should be the same for all SE sites): I was entering a new question. When trying to post it, I was asked to solve a CAPTCHA. (*) The ...
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There is by now a captcha-problem

Tried several times with several captchas. This is the data explorer page I tried to access. with space between : To the non-believers :) : System produced on: Windows 7 Chrome Version 33.0.1750.146
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Captcha is missing in Data Explorer when connected over HTTPS

When I tried to run How many upvotes do I have for each tag?, I got the below screen: The captcha is missing! I tried in other browsers too. Update: From @Oded's comments, I changed to HTTP and it ...
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Add captcha to anonymous edits

I reached 1k rep on Chess.SE, now I can review suggested edits, and I see anonymous edits from unregistered users, all bots and spammers. I know that you are not willing to turn off the anonymous ...
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Bad robot! I just logged in, I didn't create the post in 0.35 seconds!

Problem The robot dialogue (captcha) presents itself if you Compose a post on a site you haven't logged into without submitting the post Log in Submit the post (it's already filled out since Stack ...
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No CAPTCHA when registering new Stack Exchange OpenID account

When registering new Stack Exchange OpenID account, it says: Enter a valid email and solve the CAPTCHA, and we'll send you a link to create an account Emphasis mine. Only problem is... there is no ...
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Don't force HTTPS on the signup page until the CAPTCHA can be loaded under HTTPS

When trying to sign up for an account on Meta, https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/signup is forcibly redirected to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/signup The CAPTCHA fails to load under HTTPS, ...
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Electronics Stack Exchange site won't let me prove I'm human

Lately I've been having issues posting to the Electronics Stack Exchange site. I can post comments but not ask or answer questions. It usually starts with the WYSIWYG editor not working. When I try to ...
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Data Explorer refuses to believe I'm a person [closed]

I tried to run a simple SEDE query a minute ago, while not logged in, and was of course told I had to prove I was human. Except that as you can see, I wasn't given any ability to prove it Clicking ...
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Image captcha, not loading

Never loads, after minutes, hours, days ... when trying to post on dsp or quant edit I was using https-everywhere extension, I disabled it, browsed to http://dsp.se and works
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Glitch in CAPTCHA submission

Today, while submitting an answer in SO, I got this CAPTCHA. After entering the displayed number, it showed me this error. So, I closed CAPTCHA submission form, but to my surprise found that the ...
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How to know if captcha character X is uppercase or lowercase

How can you see if captcha character X is uppercase or lowercase, because sometimes I can't figure it out.
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Stack Overflow knows I am a robot and greets me in robot language

Because of a slightly flakey connection, I think I was just prompted to prove I am a human when trying to post an answer. However, although the dialog box popped up and the rest of the page was ...
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CAPTCHAs are intermittently blocking CDN content

I get HTTP errors for various resources, and no styles or scripts are applied, which effectively makes the whole site unusable. Meta does seem to be working fine, though. Edit: Here's a log from ...
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Asked for Captcha, but not loading

I was trying to post an answer, but then it asked for Captcha to check whether I am human. The Captcha loader is shown, but the Captcha is not loaded and I couldn't post the answer. When I checked ...
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I am getting impossible captcha when trying to answer a question [duplicate]

I tried to answer this SO question and i keep getting impossible captcha like I can't see anything. Pls I am not a bot or script but this captchas I have been getting after refreshing are quite ...
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An error occurred submitting the CAPTCHA

Even though I have an account and I am already logged in, I cannot post at SciFi.SE. Stack Exchange has this annoying CAPTCHA. If I submit a wrong answer to the CAPTCHA, I get: "Oops! Those aren't ...
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Missing: Two Cardboard Robots! [duplicate]

The image that appears above the captcha seems to be broken. (You can also view a live version of this) This appears to affect other sites as well, even though they use different images. Note ...
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sstatic.net SSL certificate is for an incorrect domain

Noticing that the "Human Verification" image did not show, I found that the src, https://sstatic.net/stackoverflow/img/captcha-conchords-robots.jpg, shows that sstatic.net is giving an SSL vertificate ...